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DEP2014-1180
30-07-2014 Commons  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

Letter dated 30/07/2014 from David Lidington MP to William Cash MP and others regarding the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) on 22 July 2014 and the General Affairs Council on 23 July 2014. 4p.

Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2014-1181
30-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Table showing the number of admitted patients who waited longer than a) 18 weeks b) 26 weeks and c) 52 weeks from referral to start of consultant-led treatment for non-urgent conditions in NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts in England, June 2009 to May 2014

HL1524; HL1525; HL1526; HL1527; HL1528; HL1529; HL1554; HL1555; HL1556

DEP2014-1183
30-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 30/07/2014 from Lord Popat to Lord Young of Norwood Green and Baroness Donaghy regarding the levels of national minimum wage enforcements by HMRC and the number of complaints to the employee rights helpline. 2p.

HL Debate 28/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1184
30-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 30/07/2014 from Lord Wallace of Saltaire to Baroness Andrews and others regarding the Deregulation Bill in particular the growth duty and draft guidance. 2p.

HL Debate 07/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1185
30-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 29/07/2014 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Meacher, Baroness Smith of Basildon, Lord Rosser and Lord Laming regarding whether the provisions in Part 2 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 are sufficient to cover general encouragement or promotion of female genital mutilation. 4p.

HL Debate 15/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1186
30-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 30/07/2014 from Baroness Northover to Earl Caithness regarding whether the Government could set a target for self- sufficiency in food. 1p.

HL Debate 24/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1188
30-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 30/07/2014 from Baroness Northover to Lord Curry regarding direction given to Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). 1 p.

HL Debate 24/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1189
30-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 30/07/2014 from Baroness Northover to Lord Marlesford regarding when Defra will produce guidance needed to help farmers become 'greening-compliant' from May 2015. 1 p.

HL Debate 24/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1200
30-07-2014 Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

I. Council Decision 2014/508/CFSP of 30 July 2014 amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. 4 p. II. Council Decision 2014/512/CFSP of 31 July 2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine. 5 p. III. Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 826/2014 of 30 July 2014 implementing Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. 4 p. IV. Ukraine/Russia: Council Regulations and decisions of 30 and 31 July 2014. 1 p. V. Council Regulation (EU) No 825/2014 of 30 July 2014 amending Regulation (EU) No 692/2014 concerning restrictions on the import into the Union of goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol, in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. 14 p. VI. Council Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 of 31 July 2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine. 11 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: European Council

DEP2014-1187
30-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

I. Letter dated 30/07/2014 from Baroness Northover to Lord Bilimoria regarding questions arising from the debate on Agriculture and the Food Industry. 2 p. II. Agriculture in the United Kingdom. 113 p. III. Food statistics pocketbook 2013: in-year update. 71 p.

HL Debate 24/07/2014

Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Northern Ireland Executive Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Office for National Statistics, Whips Office, Welsh Assembly, Department for Rural Affairs and Heritage, Rural and Environment Research and Analysis Directorate

DEP2014-1168
29-07-2014 Lords  Leader of the House of Lords 

Independent medal review: papers examinating the case for retrospective medallic recognition for service in: the Artic Convoy in the Second World War, the Berlin airlift, Bomber Command, other aircrew, Cyprus, South Atlantic, Korea, Malta, Suez, HMS Concord in the Yangtze, and other claims. 16 docs. II. Annex listing the claims for medallic recognition. [Please also see corrected Annex DEP2014-1269] 2 p.

WMS, DEP2014-1269

DEP2014-1169
29-07-2014 Lords  Treasury 

Tax-Free childcare: the government’s response to the consultation on childcare account provision. Incl. annexes. 30p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Treasury, Revenue and Customs

DEP2014-1170
29-07-2014 Lords  Department of Health 

Table showing each supermarket chain’s calorie reduction pledge annual returns for 2013 and 2014. 12p.

PQ HL1287

DEP2014-1171
29-07-2014 Lords  Department of Health 

Table showing the number of patients waiting to start consultant-led treatment for non-urgent conditions at the end of each month from Jun 2009 to May 2014 in each National Health Service trust and NHS foundation trust in England. 20p.

PQ HL1430 & PQ HL1431

DEP2014-1179
29-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 29/07/2014 from Lord Wallace of Saltaire to Baroness Symons regarding the programme of Efficiency and Reform led by the Cabinet Office. 1p.

HL Oral PQ 15/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1139
29-07-2014 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 29/07/2014 from Lord Faulks to Earl Listowel regarding House of Lords Committee debate on Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: local authority accommodation for 17 year olds. 1 p.

HL Debate 23/07/2014.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2014-1190
29-07-2014 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 29/07/2014 from Lord Faulks to Lord Thomas of Gresford regarding Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - lie detector tests and IPP prisoners. 2 p.

HL Debate 14/07/2014.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2014-1191
29-07-2014 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 29/07/2014 from Lord Faulks to Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede regarding Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - electronic tags and criminal courts charging. 2 p.

HL Debate 14/07/2014.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2014-1192
29-07-2014 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 29/07/2014 from Lord Faulks to Lord Beecham regarding House of Lords Committee debate on Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Parole Board and single justice procedure. 4 p.

HL Debate 14/07/2014.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2014-1193
29-07-2014 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 29/07/2014 from Lord Faulks to Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames regarding Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - compulsory electronic monitoring provision. 2 p.

HL Debate 14/07/2014.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2014-1269
29-07-2014 Commons  Leader of the House of Lords 

Annex listing the claims for medallic recognition. 2 p. [Revised version of DEP2014-1168].

WMS, See also DEP2014-1168 - Independent medal review and previous version of Annex.

DEP2014-1161
28-07-2014 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 28/07/2014 from Theresa May MP to Elfyn Llwyd MP regarding Lady Justice Macur's review of the Waterhouse Inquiry and other points raised in response to the statement regarding the sexual abuse of children and the Government's intended response. 4 p.

HC Debate 07/07/2014

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2014-1164
28-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 28/07/2014 from Lord Popat to Lord May of Oxford regarding research and development. 1 p.

HL Oral Question - Supplementary 23/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1165
28-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 28/07/2014 from Lord Popat to Lord Vinson regarding depreciation of the pound. 1 p.

HL Oral Question - Supplementary 23/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1166
28-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 28/07/2014 from Lord Popat to Lord Tunnicliffe regarding the Drug Driving (Specified Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014 debate on 24 July. 2 p.

HL Debate 24/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1160
28-07-2014 Lords  Communities and Local Government 

Proposed guidance on planning for unconventional hydrocarbons. 1 p.

WMS

DEP2014-1163
28-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Cabinet Office 

Civil Service Commission - terms of reference [Triennial review]. 1 p.

WMS

DEP2014-1172
28-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 30/07/2014 from Lord Bates to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding issues raised during the Grand Committee debate on the Video Recordings Act 1984 (Exempted Video Works) Regulations 2014.

HL Debate 28/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1237
28-07-2014 Lords  Communities and Local Government 

Letter dated 29/08/2014 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding the appointment of audit panellists. 2p,

Corporate Author: Communities and Local Government

DEP2014-1167
28-07-2014 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Parliamentary written answer by Lord Frued to a question by Lord Roberts of Llandudno regarding definitions of poverty and the number of households in poverty. 5 p.

HL PQ767

DEP2014-1159
26-07-2014 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 26/07/2014 from Lord Taylor of Holbeach to Lord Boswell of Aynho regarding debate on the report of the European Union Committee on Strategic Guidelines for the EU's Next Justice and Home Affairs Programme (JHA): Steady as She Goes. 2 p.

HL Debate 22/07/2014

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2014-1158
26-07-2014 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 26/07/2014 from Lord Taylor of Holbeach to Baroness Smith of Basildon regarding queries raised during debate following the statement on child sexual abuse on 7 July. 2 p.

HL Debate 07/07/2014

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2014-1311
25-07-2014 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 25/07/2014 from Andrew Selous MP to Philip Davies MP regarding a) what offence types each offender with more than one fixed term recall is serving and b) what proportion of eligible male and female offenders were recalled on a fixed term recall instead of a standard recall, 2011 - Sept 2013. 3p.

PQ 191309; PQ 191215

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2014-1148
24-07-2014 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2014 from Lord Taylor of Holbeach to Lord Rosser regarding the Serious Crime Bill debate on 15 July and clause 65 (now clause 68) - prosecuution for preparation and training abroad for terrorism. 3 p.

HL Debate 15/07/2014

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2014-1150
24-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 24/07/2014 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding consideration of the Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 debate on 16 July. 2 p.

HL Debate 16/07/2014

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1151
24-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Communities and Local Government 

Response to consultation on local authority parking. 16 p.

PQ 202289

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2014-1143
23-07-2014 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 23/07/2014 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord McKenzie of Luton regarding the management of outsourced audit contracts. 2p.

HL Debate 16/07/2014.

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2014-1121
22-07-2014 Lords  Leader of the House of Lords 

Letter dated 22/07/2014 from Baroness Stowell of Beeston to Baroness Royal of Blaisdon, Lord Wallace of Tankerness, Lord Laming, Lord Bishop of Leicester, Baroness D'Souza and Lord Sewell regarding the salary of the Leader of the House of Lords. 2 p.

Corporate Author: Leader of the House of Lords

DEP2014-1112
22-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Report by the Government Actuary on the actuarially fair rate of increments for those reaching State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016 and choosing to defer their State Pension beyond State Pension age. 31 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Government Actuary's Department

DEP2014-1113
22-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Table showing specified judicial offices and new fee rates. 1 p.

WMS

DEP2014-1114
22-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Department for Transport 

Transport resilience review. A review of the resilience of the transport network to extreme weather events. 168 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2014-1115
22-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

I.The Kimberley Process (Fees) Regulations 2014. 2 p. II. Results of the Government Diamond Office Consultation on the Kimberley process certificate fees. 6 p.

WMS

DEP2014-1118
22-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

National minimum wage. Consultation on draft consolidated regulations. 33 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

DEP2014-1135
22-07-2014 Commons  Speaker 

I. Letter dated 22/07/2014 from the Speaker to the Deposited Papers Clerk. 1 p. II. Letter of condolence from Igor Corman, Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova with regard to the loss of British lives in the MH17 flight tragedy. 4 p.

Corporate Author: Speaker

DEP2014-1116
22-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

Triennial review of the British Council. 110 p

WMS

Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2014-1117
22-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Communities and Local Government 

I. Local Government finance settlement 2015-16. Technical consultation. 25 p. II. Business Rates retention: pooling prospectus 2015-16. 13 p. III. Calculation of the carbon reduction commitment adjusment, by local authority. 14 p. IV. Effect of the summer consulation proposals on the 2015-16 illustrative settlement funding assessment. 17 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Communities and Local Government

DEP2014-1122
22-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Department for Education 

I. Consultation on savings to Education Services Grant for 2015 to 2016. Government response. 30 p. II. The Education Services Grant. Statement of final arrangements for 2015 to 2016. 26 p. III. Annex A: clarification of local authority statutory duties relating to services relevant to the Education Services Grant. 15 p. IV. Table showing estimated planned spend on maintained school pupils by local authority. 1 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2014-1119
22-07-2014 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

Review of the balance of competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union covering agriculture, cohesion policy, competition and consumer policy, energy, EU budget, fisheries, fundamental rights, the single market financial services and the free movement of capital, the single market free movement of services, social and employment policy, and the single market free movement of persons. (11 docs.)

WMS. Updated version of the Cohesion Policy document attached 09/14

DEP2014-1126
22-07-2014 Commons  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

I. Letter dated 22/07/2014 from Vince Cable MP to Chuka Umunna MP, Lord Young of Norwood Green, Margaret Hodge MP and Adrian Bailey MP regarding Regional Growth Fund Annual Monitoring Report 2013/14. 1 p. II. Regional Growth Fund Annual Monitoring Report. 40 p. III. Regional Growth Fund Annual Monitoring Report. {Revised]. 40p. IV. Letter dated 19/03/2015 from Vince Cable MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document (revised) for deposit in the Library. 1p. V. Regional Growth Fund: annual monitoring report 2014 (2nd revised edition). 40p.

31/07/2014 BIS have sent a revised version of the Report as the figures for Nissan in the original report were incorrect. Original and revised versions attached. Mar 2015 Second revised edition also attached.

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Regional Growth Fund

DEP2014-1127
22-07-2014 Commons  Attorney General 

Table showing how many Crown Prosecution Service (a) pre-charge decisions, (b) decisions to take no further action, (c) decisions to caution and (d) prosecutions there were in cases of (i) rape, (ii) domestic violence and (iii) child abuse in each police force area for the years 2008/09 to 2013/14; and what the conviction rate for each such offence in each such area was in that period. 24 p.

PQ 205151

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